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Together, the 3,200 facilities that are part of the DOE’s Better Plants program have cumulatively saved $8.2 billion and 1.7 quadrillion British Thermal Units (BTUs) of energy.


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Together, the 3,200 facilities that are part of the DOE’s Better Plants program have cumulatively saved $8.2 billion and 1.7 quadrillion British Thermal Units (BTUs) of energy.

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Energy Department’s Better Plants Partners Save $8.2 Billion

Together, the 3,200 facilities that are part of the DOE’s Better Plants program have cumulatively saved $8.2 billion and 1.7 quadrillion British Thermal Units (BTUs) of energy.

Better Buildings Initiative Partners Save $11B In Energy Costs

The more than 950 public and private sector organizations participating in DOE’s Better Buildings Initiative have saved nearly $11 billion in energy costs.

Energy Department, NIBS Release Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines

Energy Department and National Institute of Building Sciences Release Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines.

State Led Energy Efficiency Programs Announced

Through its State Energy Program, the DOE awarded nearly $14 million to 22 states and territories.

Roofing Trends: Roofing In The Spotlight

Several important initiatives will have an impact on roofing conditions, particularly for the existing building sector.

BOMA, USGBC Update Green Building Report

The release of this report comes on the heels of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (U.S. GAO) review of the 2010 report and calls for additional coordination between federal agencies in funding projects with green building criteria.

LEED-Certified Existing Buildings Surpass New Construction

In 2009, projects certified under LEED for Existing Buildings: O&M surpassed those certified under its new construction counterpart on an annual basis, a trend that continued in 2010 and 2011.

FM Issue: Building A Better Future

Cohesive automation approaches are sparking energy efficiency in commercial buildings.

I-Codes And Obama's Better Buildings Initiative

ICC expects its codes will play a major role in any push for greater energy efficiency, including meeting the goals of the newly unveiled “Better Buildings Initiative” introduced last week by President Barack Obama.

President Talks About Better Buildings Initiative (UPDATED)

President Obama has unveiled his plan to make America’s commercial buildings more energy- and resource-efficient over the next decade.

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